Jake has over a decade of experience in visitor research specifically revolving around parks and public land, outdoor recreation, and tourism. Prior to joining RRC, Jake worked for the Institute for Tourism and Recreation Research at the University of Montana where he led research projects for destinations and DMOs across the state. Past project examples include visitor use research for Yellowstone National Park, Glacier National Park, Missoula CVB, the Montana Tourism Office, and more.
Since joining RRC, he has served as the lead analyst on a variety of tourism research including Yellowstone National Park, Breckenridge Tourism Office, Chattanooga CVB, Whitefish Mountain Resort, and Arapahoe Basin, among others.
Jake earned a Ph.D. in Forestry and Conservation Sciences from the University of Montana, an M.S. in Recreation Management from the University of Montana, and a B.S. in Recreation and Tourism Studies from the University of North Dakota.back to team